Jack Dempsey
(William Harrison Dempsey)
(the "Manassa Mauler")

BORN   June 24 1895; Manassa, Colorado
DIED May 31 1983; New York, New York
HEIGHT 6-0 3/4
WEIGHT 165-205 lbs
MANAGERS Andy Malloy, A.J. Aurback, Frank Price, Jack "Doc" Kearns

Dempsey is considered by many as one of the greatest heavyweights and "pound for pound" fighters who ever entered in the ring - the ultimate yardstick by which all heavyweights are measured; Jack could box or punch and came into the ring ready to rumble; During his career, he won the Heavyweight Championship of the World

He was a two-handed fighter who hit hard with both fists; He hit with combinations and possessed an extremely hard left hook; He moved well, left-right, in-out, bobbing and weaving; He was quick, rough, tough and powerful; In addition, he was game and cool under pressure and fought whatever style was needed to win; Deep inside himself, he carried a vicious "killer-instinct"

Jack was the size of a modern cruiserweight but hit like a super heavyweight;
He often fought men 10-25 pounds heavier and actually handled bigger, stronger men easier than he handled lighter, quicker ones

Charley Rose ranked Dempsey as the #3 All-Time Heavyweight; Nat Fleischer ranked him as the #4 All-Time Heavyweight; Herb Goldman ranked him as the #5 All-Time Heavyweight; Dempsey was inducted into the Ring Boxing Hall of Fame in 1954 and the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1990

1914
Aug 17 Young Herman               Ramona, Co                        D  6
Nov  2 One-Punch Hancock          Salt Lake City, Ut               KO  1
Nov 30 Billy Murphy               Salt Lake City, Ut               KO  1

1915
Jan    Battling Johnson           in Utah                          KO  1
Feb    Joe Lyons                  in Utah                          KO  9
Feb 26 Chief Geronimo             Pocatello, Id                     D  4
Mar    Rufus Cameron              Salt Lake City, Ut               EX   
Mar    Johnny Pierson             in Utah                          KO  7
Apr  1 Chief Gordon               in Utah                          KO  6
Apr  5 Jack Downey                Salt Lake City, Ut                L  4
Apr 26 Anamas Campbell            Reno, Nv                         KO  3
May 31 Johnny Sudenberg           Goldfield, Nv                     D 10
Jun 13 Johnny Sudenberg           Tonopah, Nv                       D 10
Aug  1 Fred Woods                 Montrose, Co                     KO  4
Oct  7 Andy Malloy                Durango, Co                      ND 10
          -Some sources report "D 10";
           Malloy was also Dempsey's manager
Oct 23 Andy Malloy                Montrose, Co                     KO  3
       "Big Ed"                   Olathe, Co                        L   
          -This was a wrestling match
Nov 19 George Copelin             Cripple Creek, Co                KO  7
Dec 13 Jack Downey                Salt Lake City, Ut                D  4
Dec 20 Two-Round Gillian          Salt Lake City, Ut               KO  1

1916
Feb  1 Johnny Sudenberg           Ely, Nv                          KO  2
Feb 21 Jack Downey                Salt Lake City, Ut               KO  2
Feb 23 Boston Bearcat             Ogden, Ut                        KO  1
Mar  9 Cyril Kohen                Provo, Ut                        KO  4
          -Some sources report "Cyril Koehn"
Mar 17 George Christian           Price, Ut                        KO  1
Apr  8 Joe Bonds                  Ely, Nv                           W 10
          -Some sources report "KO 10";
           Bonds was managed by Jack "Doc" Kearns
May  3 Terry Kellar               Ogden, Ut                         W 10
May 17 Dan Ketchell               Provo, Ut                        KO  3
May 30 Bob York                   Price, Ut                        KO  4
Jun 24 Andre Anderson             New York, NY                     ND 10
          -Damon Runyon gave Jack the "newspaper" decision
Jul  8 "Wild" Bert Kenny          New York, NY                     ND 10

          -Dempsey turned down a match against Sam Langford, 
           Ed "Gunboat" Smith or Frank Moran

Jul 14 John Lester Johnson        New York, NY                     ND 10

          -Dempsey was a sparring partner for Carl Morris in
           Kansas City, Mo

Sep 28 "Young" Hector Conrew      Murray, Ut                       TK  3
          -Some sources report "Salida, Co"
Oct  7 Terry Kellar               Ely, Nv                           W 10
Oct 16 "Fighting" Dick Gilbert    Salt Lake City, Ut                W 10
Nov 29 "Young" Hector Conrew      Salida, Co                       KO  2

1917
Feb 13 "Fireman" Jim Flynn        Murray, Ut                       LT  1
          -Some sources report a quick "knockout loss
           despite stories of a towel being thrown in
           by Dempsey's brother
Mar 21 Al Norton                  Oakland, Ca                       D  4
Mar 28 Willie Meehan              Oakland, Ca                       L  4
Apr 11 Al Norton                  Oakland, Ca                       D  4
Jul 25 Willie Meehan              Emeryville, Ca                    W  4
Aug  1 Al Norton                  Emeryville, Ca                   KO  1
Aug 10 Willie Meehan              San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Sep  7 Willie Meehan              San Francisco, Ca                 D  4
Sep 19 Charley Miller             Oakland, Ca                      KO  1
Sep 26 Bob McAllister             Emeryville, Ca                    W  4
Oct  2 Ed "Gunboat" Smith         San Francisco, Ca                 W  4
Nov  2 Carl Morris                San Francisco, Ca                 W  4

1918
Jan 24 Homer Smith                Racine, Wi                       KO  1
Feb  4 Carl Morris                Buffalo, NY                      WF  6
Feb 14 "Fireman" Jim Flynn        Fort Sheridan, Il                KO  1
Feb 25 "K.O." Bill Brennan        Milwaukee, Wi                    KO  6
Mar 16 Fred Saddy                 Memphis, Tn                      KO  1
          -Saddy used the name "Jack Smith"
Mar 25 Tom Riley                  Joplin, Mo                       KO  1
May  3 Billy Miske                St. Paul, Mn                     ND 10
May 22 Dan Ketchell               Excelsior Springs, Co            KO  2
May 29 Arthur Pelkey              Denver, Co                       KO  1
Jul  1 Tommy "Kid" McCarthy       Tulsa, Ok                        KO  1
Jul  4 Bob Devere                 Joplin, Mo                       KO  1
Jul  6 Dan "Porky" Flynn          Atlanta, Ga                      KO  1
Jul 27 Fred Fulton                Harrison, NJ                     KO  1 
Aug 26 Terry Kellar               Dayton, Oh                       TK  5
Sep 13 Willie Meehan              San Francisco, Ca                 L  4 
Sep 14 Jack Moran                 Reno, Nv                         KO  1
Nov  6 Battling Levinsky          Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  3
Nov 18 Dan "Porky" Flynn          Philadelphia, Pa                 KO  1
Nov 28 Billy Miske                Philadelphia, Pa                 ND  6
Dec 16 Carl Morris                New Orleans, La                  KO  1
Dec 20 Clay Turner                New York, NY                     EX  4
          -This bout raised $26,000 for the Knights of Columbus
Dec 30 Ed "Gunboat" Smith         Buffalo, NY                      KO  2

1919
Jan 16 Jack Maguire               Trenton, NJ                      KO  1
Jan 20 "Big" Jack Hickey          Harrisburg, Pa                   KO  1
Jan 23 Kid Harris                 Reading, Pa                      KO  1
Jan 29 Kid Henry                  Easton, Pa                       KO  1
Feb 13 Eddie Smith                Altoona, Pa                      KO  1
Mar  1 Terry Kellar               Washington, DC                   EX  3
Apr  2 Tony Drake                 New Haven, Ct                    KO  1
Apr  4 John Lester Johnson        Schenectady, NY                  EX  4
Apr  7 Battling Hickey            Syracuse, NY                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Hickey out
Apr  7 Spike Sullivan             Syracuse, NY                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Sullivan out;
Apr    Terry Kellar               Detroit, Mi                      EX  6
       Jack McAuliffe             on the U.S. Training Ship,       EX   
                                  "Granite State"
          -Some sources report 1921 in "Jersey City, NJ"
May 26 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX  4
May 27 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX  4
May 27 Terry Kellar               Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
May 28 George "One-Round" Davis   Toledo, Oh                       EX   
May 28 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX   
May 28 Terry Kellar               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
May 29 George "One-Round" Davis   Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  1 Soldier Stanton            Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  1 Jack Lavin                 Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  1 Jamaica Kid                Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  1 Terry Kellar               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Jun  2 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  2 Terry Kellar               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  2 Jamaica Kid                Toledo, Oh                       EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date;
          Dempsey sparred twelve rounds in all
Jun  2 Jack Lavin                 Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  9 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun  9 Jamaica Kid                Toledo, Oh                       EX   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date;
Jun 19 Terry Kellar               Toledo, Oh                       EX   
Jun 22 -Dempsey sparred twelve rounds in the morning (opponents not known)
Jun 22 "Big" Bill Tate            Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
Jun 22 Jamaica Kid                Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
Jun 22 Jock Malone                Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date (afternoon);
Jun 27 -Dempsey sparred six rounds (opponents not known)
Jun 29 Jamaica Kid                Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
Jul  4 Jess Willard               Toledo, Oh                       TK  4
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World
Aug 24 One-Round Harrison         St. Louis, Mo                    EX  4
       
1920
Mar  5 Terry Kellar               Los Angeles, Ca                  EX  3
Apr 15 Terry Hayes                in California                    EX  3

          -Dempsey appeared in Daredevil Jack, a 15-round serial

       Packy O'Gatty                                               EX  3
       Jackie "Kid" Wolfe                                          EX  4
Jul  2 Jack Smith                 Denver, Co                       EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Smith out
Jul  2 K.O. Brown                 Denver, Co                       EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Brown out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date

Sep  6 Billy Miske                Benton Harbor, Mi                KO  3
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World
Oct 20 "Big" Bill Tate            Philadelphia, Pa                 EX  3
Dec 14 "K.O." Bill Brennan        New York, NY                     KO 12
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World

1921
Jun 18 Battling Gahee             Atlantic City, NJ                EX  2
Jun 19 "Philadelphia" Jack O'Brien Atlantic City, NY               EX  1
Jun 19 Eddie O'Hara               Atlantic City, NJ                EX  2
Jun 19 Jack Renault               Atlantic City, NJ                EX  1
Jun 19 Larry Williams             Atlantic City, NJ                EX  1
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Jul  2 Georges Carpentier         Jersey City, NJ                  KO  4
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World

1922
Mar  9 Packey O'Gatty             New York, NY                     EX  3
       Eddie Eagan                Denver Co                        EX  3
       Terry Kellar               Washington, DC                   EX   
Jul    an unnamed opponent        Portland, Me                     EX   
Jul    an unnamed opponent        Bangor, Me                       EX   
Jul    an unnamed opponent        Fort Fairfield, Me               EX   
Jul 18 Elzear Rioux               Montreal, Que, Can               EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Rioux out
Jul 18 Jack Renault               Montreal, Que, Can               EX  3
Jul 18 Paul Lahaye                Montreal, Que, Can               EX  3
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jul 19 Jack Renault               Ottawa, Ont, Can                 EX  3
Jul 24 Jimmy Darcy                Buffalo NY                        W  4
          -NYSAC Heavyweight Championship of the World
Aug 12 "Young" Kloby              Lawrence, Ma                     EX  2
Aug 12 "Young" Kloby              Lawrence, Ma                     EX  2
Aug 12 Dan Dowd                   Lawrence, Ma                     EX  2
Aug 12 Dan Dowd                   Lawrence, Ma                     EX  2
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep  4 "K.O." Bill Brennan        Michigan City, In               SCH   
          -This exhibition bout was scheduled but not held;
           It was prevented by the Governor
Sep  4 Jack Thompson              Michigan City, In                EX  2
Sep  7 Andre Anderson             Michigan City, In                EX  2
Sep  9 an unnamed opponent        Jamaica, NY                      EX   
Oct  7 Jack Thompson              Boston, Ma                       EX  3
Nov 16 Charlie Trabon             Kansas City, Mo                  EX  3
Nov 19 Johnny Lee                 Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Lee out

1923
       Reginald Denny             in California                    EX   
          -Denny was a popular movie star of the time
       Roy "Ace" Clark            Philadelphia, Pa                 EX  3
Jun 13 George Godfrey             Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 13 Jack Burke                 Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 13 Harry Drake                Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jun 15 George Godfrey             Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 15 Jack Burke                 Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 15 Harry Drake                Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jun 19 "Bermondsey" Billy Wells   Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 19 George Godfrey             Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 19 Jack Burke                 Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jun 21 George Godfrey             Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 21 "Bermondsey" Billy Wells   Great Falls, Mt                  EX  2
Jun 21 "Big" Ben Wray             Great Falls, Mt                  EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Wray out (Wray was 7-2, 250 pounds)
Jun 21 Bill Wolpin                Great Falls, Mt                  EX  1
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Jun 22 George Godfrey             Great Falls, Mt                  EX   
Jun 22 Martin Burke               Great Falls, Mt                  EX   
Jun 22 Harry Drake                Great Falls, Mt                  EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jun 23 "Bermondsey" Billy Wells   Shelby, Mt                       EX   
Jun 26 "Bermondsey" Billy Wells   Great Falls, Mt                  EX  3
Jun 26 Connie Curry               Great Falls, Mt                  EX  1
Jun 26 Lee Moore                  Great Falls, Mt                  EX  1
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Jul  4 Tommy Gibbons              Shelby, Mt                        W 15
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World
Jul    Jack Hildebrand            Saratoga Springs, NY             EX   
Jul    Martin Burke               Saratoga Springs, NY             EX   
Jul    Pietro Corri               Saratoga Springs, NY             EX   
Jul    Eddie McMullen             Saratoga Springs, NY             EX   
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Aug 18 Jules Rioux                Schenectady, NY                  EX  4
Aug 31 Jules Rioux                Saratoga Springs, NY             EX   
          -Dempsey knocked Rioux out   
Sep  1 Martin Burke               Saratoga Springs, NY             EX  2
Sep  1 Jack McAuliffe II          Saratoga Springs, NY             EX  2
Sep  1 Walter "Farmer" Lodge      Saratoga Springs, NY             EX  2
Sep  1 Ray Neuman                 Saratoga Springs, NY             EX  2
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 14 Luis Angel Firpo           New York, NY                     KO  2
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World
Dec    Alex Trambitas             Chicago, Il                      EX  4

1924
Feb 10 Clarence "Dutch" Seifert   Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Seifert out
Feb 11 Martin Burke               New Orleans, La                  EX  2
Feb 11 Tommy Marvin               New Orleans, La                  EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Marvin out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb 24 Tod Morgan                 Los Angeles, Ca                  EX   

Apr  1 -Dempsey signed a $1 million deal with Universal Pictures
            to star in 10 films over 2 years

Jun  3 Rock Stragmalia            Los Angeles, Ca                  EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Stragmalia out
Jun  3 Joe Ryan                   Vernon, Ca                       EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Ryan out
Jun  3 Eli Stanton                Los Angeles, Ca                  EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Stanton out;
           The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep  6 Harry Wills                Jersey City, NJ                 SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Promoter Tex Rickard feared the racial
           overtones of the contest 

Oct    -Dempsey performed on the Loew Vaudeville circuit

Oct 26 Norman Genet               Buffalo, NY                      EX  2 
       
Nov 10 -Dempsey began a vaudeville engagement at Loew's
            Theatre in New York, NY

          -Dempsey was the highest paid athlete in the USA
            during 1924

1925
Jan 16  -Dempsey announced his engagement to Estelle Taylor,
            movie actress
Feb  7  -Dempsey married Estelle Taylor

May    an unnamed opponent        Santa Monica, Ca                 EX   
May    an unnamed opponent        Santa Monica, Ca                 EX   
May 18 Bob Kent                   aboard ship, Berengark           EX  3
May 26 an unnamed opponent        Berlin, Ger                      EX   
Jun    Max Schmeling              Cologne, Ger                     EX  2
Jun    an unnamed opponent        Cologne, Ger                     EX   
Jun    an unnamed opponent        Cologne, Ger                     EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date;
           Some sources report Feb or May
Jul  4 Phil Scott                 Brighton, Eng                    EX  3
Jul  4 Eddie Eagan                Brighton, Eng                    EX  3
Jul  4 Harry Drake                Brighton, Eng                    EX  3
Jul  4 "Corporal" Ernest Chandler Brighton, Eng                    EX  3
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Aug  1 Joe Stecher                Los Angeles, Ca                  EX   
Sep  7 Bill Larne                 San Francisco, Ca                EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Larne out
Sep  7 "Cowboy" Ed Warner         San Francisco, Ca                EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Warner out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Sep 24 Bill LaRue                 San Antonio, Tx                  EX  2
Sep 24 Big Meeks                  San Antonio, Tx                  EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Sep 25 "Cowboy" Ed Warner         San Antonio, Tx                  EX  2 
Sep 25 Jack Stafford              San Antonio, Tx                  EX  2
Sep 25 Ray Neuman                 San Antonio, Tx                  EX  2
Sep 25 Gus Wilson                 San Antonio, Tx                  EX   
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 30 Ray Neuman                 Cleveland, Oh                    EX  3
Oct  1 Ray Neuman                 Dayton, Oh                       EX   
Oct  2 Ray Neuman                 Ashland, Ky                      EX  2
       Frankie Monroe             New York, NY                     EX   
Oct 10 Ray Neuman                 Los Angeles, Ca                  EX   
Oct 30 an unnamed opponent        in Texas                         EX   
Nov  1 an unnamed opponent        Mexico City, Mex                 EX   
Nov  1 an unnamed opponent        Mexico City, Mex                 EX   
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Nov  9 Jack League                Mexico City, Mex                 EX   

1926
Jan    an unnamed opponent        Havana, Cu                       EX   
Jan    an unnamed opponent        Havana, Cu                       EX   
Jan    an unnamed opponent        Havana, Cu                       EX   
Feb  8 Jack League                Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked League out
Feb  8 Tony Catalina              Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Catalina out
Feb  8 "Cowboy" Ed Warner         Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Warner out
Feb  8 Marty Cutler               Memphis, Tn                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Cutler out
Feb  8 an unnamed opponent        Memphis, Tn                      EX   
Feb  8 an unnamed opponent        Memphis, Tn                      EX   
          -The previous 6 bouts were held the same date
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
          -Dempsey knocked this man out
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
          -Dempsey knocked this man out
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
          -Dempsey knocked this man out
Feb 12 an unnamed opponent                                         EX   
          -Dempsey knocked this man out;
           The previous 6 bouts were held the same date
Feb 20 an unnamed opponent        Richmond, Va                     EX   
May 27 Walter Ross                Memphis, Tn                      EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Ross out
May 27 Mike Arnold                Memphis, Tn                      EX  2
May 27 Joe Kirp                   Memphis, Tn                      EX  2
May 27 Bill Clemons               Memphis, Tn                      EX  2
May 27 Albert Malotte             Memphis, Tn                      EX  2
          -The previous 5 bouts were held the same date
Jun    an unnamed opponent        El Paso, Tx                      EX   
Jul    Jimmy Delaney              Atlantic City, NJ                EX   
Jul    "Big" Bill Tate            Atlantic City, NJ                EX   
Jul    Martin Burke               Atlantic City, NJ                EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep  1  -Dempsey's contract with Jack Kearns expired
Sep 11 "Big" Bill Tate            Atlantic City, NJ                EX  2
Sep 11 Martin Burke               Atlantic City, NJ                EX  2
Sep 11 Tommy Loughran             Atlantic City, NJ                EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date 
Sep 23 Gene Tunney                Philadelphia, Pa                  L 10
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World

1927
May  8 Tony Fuente                Santa Monica, Ca                 EX  1
May  8 Benny Hill                 Santa Monica, Ca                 EX  2
May  8 George Kotsonares          Santa Monica, Ca                 EX   
          -This was a wrestling match;
           The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
	   as part of a Benefit for MS flood victims
Jul 10 an unnamed opponent        White Sulphur Springs, NY        EX   
          -This was a wrestling match
Jul 21 Jack Sharkey               New York, NY                     KO  7
Sep 15 Clayton "Big Boy" Peterson Crete, Il                        EX   
Sep 15 -Dempsey sparred with several opponents at Crete, Il
Sep 22 Gene Tunney                Chicago, Il                       L 10
          -Heavyweight Championship of the World

1928
Mar  4 -Dempsey announced his retirement from the ring
1929
Feb 20 George Herman "Babe" Ruth  West Palm Beach, Fl              EX  2
          -This bout was mostly a comedy skit
           sparred with two left-handed gloves

1931
Aug 19 Ray Pelkey                 Reno, Nv                        SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Pelkey did not show
Aug 19 Tony Fuente                Reno, Nv                        SCH   
          -This bout was scheduled but not held;
           Fuente had rib injuires from a previous bout
Aug 19 Jack Beasley               Reno, Nv                         EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Beasley out
Aug 19 Jack Beasley               Reno, Nv                         EX  1
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Aug 24 "Big" Bill Hartwell        Portland, Or                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Hartwell out
Aug 24 Dave McRae                 Portland, Or                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked McRae out
Aug 24 Denny Lenhart              Portland, Or                     EX  2
Aug 24 Bob Mariels                Portland, Or                     EX  2
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Aug 26 Denny Lenhart              Seattle, Wa                      EX  2
Aug 26 Denny Lenhart              Seattle, Wa                      EX  1
Aug 26 Denny Lenhart              Seattle, Wa                      EX  1
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Aug 28 "Big" Tom Sawyer           Vancouver, BC, Can               EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Sawyer out
Aug 28 Tiny Lamar                 Vancouver, BC, Can               EX  1
Aug 28 Del Wolfe                  Vancouver, BC, Can               EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Aug 31 Elgin Taylor               Spokane, Wa                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Taylor out
Aug 31 Dee Richmond               Spokane, Wa                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Richmond out
Aug 31 "Big" Bill Neering         Spokane, Wa                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Neering out
Aug 31 Tony Talerico              Spokane, Wa                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Talerico out
Aug 31 Cyclone Thompson           Spokane, Wa                      EX  2
          -The previous 5 bouts were held the same date
Sep  2 Tom Moore                  Aberdeen, Wa                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Moore out
Sep  2 Al Devaney                 Aberdeen, Wa                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Devaney out
Sep  2 Denny Lenhart              Aberdeen, Wa                     EX  2
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep  4 Jack Baxter                Eugene, Or                       EX  1
Sep  4 Henry Glanz                Eugene, Or                       EX  1
Sep  4 Jimmy Byrnes               Eugene, Or                       EX  4
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep  7 Eddie Burns                Reno, Nv                         EX  2
Sep  7 Sam Baker                  Reno, Nv                         EX  1
Sep  7 Red Tingley                Reno, Nv                         EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Tingley out;
           The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Sep 10 George Richard             Tacoma, Wa                       EX  2
Sep 10 Marine Ranierie            Tacoma, Wa                       EX  1
Sep 10 Cyclone Thompson           Tacoma, Wa                       EX  1
Sep 10 Wayne Pitts                Tacoma, Wa                       EX  1
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 14 Jackie Silvers             Salt Lake City, Ut               EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Silvers out
Sep 14 Bill Longston              Salt Lake City, Ut               EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Longston out
Sep 14 an unnamed opponent        Salt Lake city, Ut               EX   
Sep 14 an unnamed opponent        Salt Lake city, Ut               EX   
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 15 Sailor Smith               Rock Springs, Wy                 EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Smith out
Sep 15 Joe Ferguson               Rock Springs, Wy                 EX  1
Sep 15 Del Baxter                 Rock Springs, Wy                 EX  1
Sep 15 Bud Doyle                  Rock Springs, Wy                 EX  1
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 16 Del Baxter                 Logan, Ut                        EX  1
Sep 16 Battling Lamoreaux         Logan, Ut                        EX  1
Sep 16 Cyclone Workman            Logan, Ut                        EX  1
Sep 16 George Nelson              Logan, Ut                        EX  1
          -The previous 4 bouts were held the same date
Sep 17 Jack Smith                 Boise, Id                        EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Smith out
Sep 17 Hank Potter                Boise, Id                        EX  1
Sep 17 Lewis O'Connelly           Boise, Id                        EX  2
Sep 17 Battling Lamoreaux         Boise, Id                        EX  1
Sep 17 Mick McCafferty            Boise, Id                        EX  1
          -The previous 5 bouts were held the same date
Nov  6 Jack Carroll               Provo, Ut                        EX   
Nov  6 Del Baxter                 Provo, Ut                        EX   
Nov  6 Jack Carroll               Provo, Ut                        EX   
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Nov  9 Tommy Davenport            Des Moines, Ia                   EX  2
Nov  9 Elijah Lee                 Des Moines, Ia                   EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Lee out
Nov  9 Happy Shade                Des Moines, Ia                   EX  3
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Nov 11 Ed "Bearcat" Wright        Omaha, Ne                        EX  4
Nov 13 Pete Wistort               Moline, Il                       EX  2
Nov 13 George Neron               Moline, Il                       EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Nov 18 Jack Roper                 Kansas City, Mo                  EX  2
Nov 18 Charley Belanger           Kansas City, Mo                  EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Nov 20 Angus Snyder               Wichita, Ks                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Snyder out
Nov 23 Alvin "Babe' Hunt          Tulsa, Ok                        EX  4
Nov 27 Rufino Alvarez             Phoenix, Az                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Alvarez out
Nov 27 Ernie Musick               Phoenix, Az                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Musick out
Nov 27 Jimmy Long                 Phoenix, Az                      EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Long out;
           The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Dec  4 Johnny Korando             Fargo, ND                        EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Korando out
Dec  4 Swede Grantsburg           Fargo, ND                        EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Grantsburg out
Dec  4 Charley Retzlaff           Fargo, ND                        EX  1
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Dec  7 Pat McLaughlin             Duluth, Mn                       EX  1
Dec  7 Szymka Zabuil              Duluth, Mn                       EX  1
Dec  7 Charley Retzlaff           Duluth, Mn                       EX      
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Dec 12 Art Laskey                 St. Paul, Mn                     EX  2
Dec 12 Jack Roper                 St. Paul, Mn                     EX  1
Dec 12 Angus McDonald             St. Paul, Mn                     EX  1
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Dec 15 Charley Belanger           Winnipeg, Man, Can               EX  2
Dec 15 Stan Trojack               Winnipeg, Man, Can               EX  1
Dec 15 Angus McDonald             Winnipeg, Man, Can               EX  1
          -The previous 3 bouts were held the same date
Dec 18 Herman Raschke             Sioux Falls, SD                  EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Raschke out
Dec 18 Louis Zack                 Sioux Falls, SD                  EX  2
Dec 18 Charles Pailson            Sioux Falls, SD                  EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Pailson out;
           The previous 3 bouts were held the same date

1932
Feb  1 Bill "Bad News" Johnson    Stockton, Ca                     EX  3
          -Dempsey knocked Johnson out
Feb  1 Wally Hunt                 Stockton, Ca                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Hunt out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb  8 Buck Everett               Milwaukee, Wi                    EX  2
Feb  8 Jack Roper                 Milwaukee, Wi                    EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb 11 Meyer "K.O." Christner     Cleveland, Oh                    EX  3
          -Some sources report Dempsey knocked Christner out
Feb 15 George Kohler              Flint, Mi                        EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Kohler out
Feb 15 Pat McLaughlin             Flint, Mi                        EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked McLaughlin out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Feb 18 King Levinsky              Chicago, Il                      EX  4
          -Levinsky was better; Some sources report 2/19/32
Feb 23 Frankie Wine               Louisville, Ky                   EX  4
Feb 29 Jack Phillips              Dayton, Oh                       EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Phillips out
Feb 29 Pat Sullivan               Dayton, Oh                       EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Sullivan out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar  1 Joe Doktor                 Toronto, Ont, Can                EX  4
Mar  3 George Trinkle             Cincinnati, Oh                   EX  2
Mar  3 Ray Vanzke                 Cincinnati, Oh                   EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar  7 Johnny Chick               Columbus, Oh                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Chick out
Mar  7 Eddie Anderson             Columbus, Oh                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Anderson out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 10 Ellsworth "Hank" Hankinson Akron, Oh                        EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Hankinson out
Mar 10 Tiny Powell                Akron, Oh                        EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Powell out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 12 Tim Charles                Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
Mar 12 Jack O'Dowd                Toledo, Oh                       EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 16 "Big" Ed Williams          Clarksburg, WV                   EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Williams out
Mar 16 Freddie Taylor             Clarksburg, WV                   EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Taylor out;
           The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 18 Billy Miles                Huntington, WV                   EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Miles out
Mar 18 Jack Kearns                Huntington, WV                   EX  2
          -The previous 2 bouts were held the same date
Mar 21 Joe Doctor                 Toronto, Ont, Can                EX  4
Mar 31 Alvin "Babe" Hunt          Detroit, Mi                      EX  4
Aug 10 Chet Sandel                Seattle, Wa                      EX  4
Aug 12 Frank Sawyer               Portland, Or                     EX  1
          -Dempsey knocked Sawyer out
Sep 27 an unnamed opponent        Great Falls, Mt                  EX   

1933
May 27 Max Schmeling              Lake Swannaga, NJ                EX  1
May 28 Max Baer                   Atlantic City, NJ                EX   
Jul 14 Max Baer                   Salt Lake City, Ut               EX  1
Jul    Max Baer                   Salt Lake City, Ut               EX  1
Jul    Max Baer                   Louisville, Ky                   EX  3

1936
       Mike Conroy                Rochester, NY                    EX  3
          -Some sources report 1939

1938
Nov    Al Massey                                                   EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Massey out
Nov    Mickey Benson                                               EX  4
          -Dempsey knocked Benson out
Nov    Dewey Kimrey                                                EX  3
          -Dempsey knocked Kimrey out

1940
       Arturo Godoy                                                EX   
Jul  1 Clarence "Cowboy" Luttrell Atlanta, Ga                      EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Luttrell out
Jul 15 Bull Curry                 Detroit, Mi                      EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Curry out
Jul 29 Ellis Bashara              Charlotte, NC                    EX  2
          -Dempsey knocked Bashara out
Aug 15 Mickey McAvoy              Flushing Meadows, NY             EX  2
          -This bout was held at the New York World's Fair
           with Joe Louis acting as referee
       Tony Galento               in New Jersey                    EX   

         -Dempsey retired from participation in
            exhibition bouts to referee wrestling
            matches

         -Dempsey enlisted in the United States
            Coast Guard and was commissioned as
            a Lieutenant Commander
*** NCR ALL-TIME HEAVYWEIGHT COMPUTER TOURNAMENT ***
1968
       Jim Corbett                                                 KO  7
       John L. Sullivan                                            TK  7
       Joe Louis                                                    W 15
       Rocky Marciano                                              LT 13

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*** Assistance Was Provided By Dan Cuoco  ***


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